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NHL Fortune: $98,283,390

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Henrik Lundqvist’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$98,283,390 (US$109,829,363 in today's dollars), ranking #18 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2005-06 $817,000 $1,082,110 413
2006-07 $817,000 $1,048,292 430
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $4,250,000 $5,301,944 74 $3,433,000 420%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $7,750,000 $9,310,799 12 $3,500,000 82%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $6,875,000 $8,288,839 31 ($875,000) -11%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $7,750,000 $9,192,951 13 $875,000 13%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $6,875,000 $7,905,608 32 ($875,000) -11%
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $4,024,390 $4,533,947 35 ($2,850,610) -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $6,875,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $5,125,000 $5,690,387 88 $1,100,610 27%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $11,000,000 $12,018,501 3 $5,875,000 115%
Before the season, signed a seven-year contract with the New York Rangers for $59.5M.
Source: NHLPA / Forbes
2015-16 $10,000,000 $10,913,003 6 ($1,000,000) -9%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $9,500,000 $10,238,198 12 ($500,000) -5%
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $9,000,000 $9,497,144 18 ($500,000) -5%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $7,500,000 $7,725,499 40 ($1,500,000) -17%
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $7,000,000 $7,082,140 69 ($500,000) -7%
Source: NHLPA
2020-21 $0 $0 973 ($7,000,000) -100%
On October 9, 2020, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $1.5M. On December 17, 2020, he announced that he would not play in 2020-21 due to a heart condition.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL plays a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries are not pro-rated but 10% of $0 is deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season has been increased to 20% and performance bonuses are pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
Source: NBC Sports / Washington Post
Total:
US$98,283,390

In today's dollars:
US$109,829,363
NHL Rank:
18

In today's dollars:
29

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